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Die Hintergründe der Pandemie

„Fast zwei Jahre nach dem Auftreten des Virus fragen sich manche, warum die gewöhnlich skrupellosen herrschenden Eliten beschlossen haben, die globale Profitmacherei angesichts eines Krankheitserregers, der fast ausschließlich die Unproduktiven (über 80-Jährige) trifft, einzufrieren. Wozu der ganze humanitäre Eifer? Cui …

Die Hintergründe der Pandemie

Speculative Capital in the context of LiPumas theory of Speculation And CIrculatory Capital

We present ht here, in three parts, a preliminary report on the book Speculative Capital, which contains the first comprehensive study of a new form of capital that dominates the economies of the 21st century. Throughout this report, we refer …

Speculative Capital in the context of LiPumas theory of Speculation And CIrculatory Capital

Capitalism with Derivatives. A Political Economy of Financial Derivatives, Capital and Class

Capitalism with Derivatives. A Political Economy of Financial Derivatives, Capital and Class, by D. Bryan and M. Rafferty, New York: Palgrave-MacMillan 2006. $ 85; pp. viii, 236 The book is a vitally interesting and innovative approach to finance, focusing on …

Capitalism with Derivatives. A Political Economy of Financial Derivatives, Capital and Class

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

But while some claim that there is nothing new under the sun, in an interesting turn of events over the last few day of January 2021, some hedge fund managers on Wall Street became the ‘unusual suckers’, losing billions of …

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

Debt excess, GameStop turbulence, zombie companies and future (Corona) crises

Last week there was short-term turbulence on the stock markets due to the GameStop event. Actually, apart from a few slumps, the price trends on the stock markets have only known one direction in recent years, namely upwards. If, due …

Debt excess, GameStop turbulence, zombie companies and future (Corona) crises

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

… As I argue in an article that was recently published in Economy & Society, states can potentially exercise a considerable degree of control over financialization, thereby shaping its very form. What we can hence observe is a ‘financialization with …

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

John Milios/ Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos A crucial aspect of nearly all contemporary approaches to imperialism is the idea that the domination of neoliberalism and of the globalized financial sector of the economy produces a predatory version of capitalism, a capitalism …

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

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